You can meet Estrela's at most major shows.
Below you should find a list of both Championship and Open shows which contain Estrela classes.
Most shows are free Addmission for human entry, however you will have to pay and book to bring a dog. If you have any questions about meeting Estrela's at a show, feel free to contact a committee member.
Dog Show Results:
These can be found on the following links for most shows:
Looking to enter a show and need a schedule?:
Most schedules can be downloaded online for Open, Limit and Championship Shows. The following links should take you to most, if you would like any information regarding shows and meeting Estrela's, please contact a committee member and they will be happy to help.
New to Dog Showing?:
Click here for the Kennel Clubs Beginners Guide to Dog Showing.
What qualifies my dog for Crufts?: Follow this link to find out more about qualifying for 2019.
Don't forget to join the EMDA!: If you are a member and your dog is either Top Dog, Top Bitch, Top Puppy or Crufts Winner by the end of the previous year. You will get to take home your very own trophy to be kept up to 12 months. (Photos of awards coming soon...)
*Deposits and contact details are required.
How does your dog become eligible for the EMDA Top Dog/Bitch/Puppy/Crufts Award?:
For your dog to become eligible for the EMDA Top Dog/Bitch/Puppy/Crufts Awards, you must be a member of the EMDA for a minimum of 6 months with a dog over 12 months old and a minimum of 3 months for a dog under 12 months old.
At each Championship show entry, you will be able to gain 'points' towards these awards. Please find how you gain points here. (Link Coming Soon...)
At the end of the year, there is a Top Dog, Top Bitch and Top Puppy for every breed, this is often then published in the Dog Show Paper 'Our Dogz'. If your dog it Reserve Top Dog for example but the Top Dog of the year is not a member of the EMDA, the award will then go to your dog as the award is only eligible for members.
You will be able to keep the award for up to 12 months where it should be returned to a member of the committee in the condition it was received. Diposits will be take.
To become a member, please visit the Membership page for more information.
The Championship Dog Show List contains ALL Championship dog shows for 2018. Not all of these have Estrela Mountain Dog Classes. However, here is a list of those that do: (further details on the link/download):
Crufts, Working & Pastoral Breeds Association Of Wales, West Of England Ladies Kennel Society, Birmingham Dog Show Society, Bath, Southern Counties Canine Association, Three Counties Agricultural Society, Blackpool & District Canine Society, Windsor Dog Show Society, National Working & Pastoral Breeds Dog Society, Leeds City & District Canine Association, Paignton & District Fanciers Association, Bournemouth Canine Association, Welsh Kennel Club, Richmond Dog Show Society, Darlington Dog Show Society, Driffield Agricultural Society (Classes back for 2019), South Wales Kennel Association, Midland Counties Canine Society and Ladies Kennel Association.
Open Show List
The EMDA have created your very own Estrela MD Open Show List, which includes every Open show (to our knowledge) to have Estrela classes. (If there are any missing, or planned for next year, please contact Web Mananger, Kelly Bailey Kellybailey5231@yahoo.co.uk)